The Wall Street Journal explores the phenomenon of the million-dollar literary debut. Pair with Edan Lepucki’s Millions interview with her agent about publishing a first book.
Jaida is seeking: Jaida is open to all middle grade and young adult titles, although she has a particular love for quirky, dark stories (The Mysterious Benedict Society, Coraline, Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library). For Adult Fiction,...Show More Summary
Steppenwolf Theatre Company has named Polly Hubbard as its new literary manager beginning Dec. 1. Hubbard formerly worked as a literary agent with Abrams Artists Agency in New York and recently served as dramaturg on Philip Dawkin's "Charm" presented by Northlight Theatre at the Steppenwolf Garage....
Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Kara Leigh Miller of Corvisiero Literary) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. About Kara: Kara Leigh Miller is a new agent at Corvisiero Literary. Show More Summary
Your novel has been rejected by a literary agent. You know what they said, but what does it mean? And how can you use that feedback to build a better book? Column by Susan DeFreitas By the time you submitted your novel to literary agents, you'd put it through a whole lot of revisions. Show More Summary
In this live 90-minute webinar literary agent Carly Watters will teach you how to deconstruct rejections and more. Plus, as a bonus, Carly will critique your one-page query letter! Details here. The post Decoding Your Rejections: Getting Beyond Form Letters to Find Your Success – Webinar with Carly Watters appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
ICM Partners has hired former Aitken Alexander Associates literary agent Anna Stein to join the agency's publications department. She will be based in the New York office beginning December 1. Stein’s clients include National Book Award...Show More Summary
Véra and Vladimir Nabokov were married for fifty-two years—a record, apparently, among literary couples—and their intimacy was nearly hermetic. When they were apart, he pined for her grievously. She was his first reader, his agent, his...Show More Summary
Sergei represents both literary fiction and nonfiction. He is looking for imaginative and polished voice-driven writing, and is particularly interested in narratives with historical, political and international themes. The post New Literary Agent Alert: Sergei Tsimberov of Ayesha Pande Literary appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
This is an interview with Elise Capron of the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency. A graduate of Emerson College, Elise holds a BFA in writing, literature and publishing. She has been with the Dijkstra Agency since late 2003. She is looking...Show More Summary
Today’s guest is Katie Shea Boutillier who has been a literary agent with the Donald Maass Literary Agency since 2011. She is the Rights Director handling the agency’s translation and audio rights, and selected film/TV and electronic rights. Show More Summary
Days after leaving WME, lit agent Mike Esola has landed at UTA, in the agency’s motion picture literary department. He had a strong list of writers and directors, and is expected to bring many of them once the dust cleared. As Deadline revealed last week, Esola decided to leave WME where he began his career in the mailroom in 2002. Show More Summary
Nan is seeking: authors working in a broad range of areas, including literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, biography, memoir, and nonfiction in the areas of health, science, business, parenting, and education. The post New Literary Agent Alert: Nan Thornton from Zachary Shuster Harmsworth appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
Beth Buelow, author of THE INTROVERT ENTREPRENEUR (Nov. 2015, Perigee Books) shares the stream of events that lead to signing an agent and publication. The post How I Got My Literary Agent: Beth Buelow appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
30 literary agents seeking diverse books in the genres of young adult, middle grade and picture books. All the agents listed below personally confirmed to me as of October 2015 that they are actively seeking diverse kidlit submissions NOW (young adult, middle grade, picture books). Show More Summary
Arielle is seeking fiction (adult, young adult, or middle-grade), both realistic or fantasy & science fiction. In nonfiction, she is looking for essays, unconventional memoir, pop culture, and sociology. The post New Literary Agent: Arielle Datz from Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
In celebration of my three new books released this September (what an awesome autumn!), I’m doing a lot of special lists of agents seeking queries right now. I’ve already done lists on picture book agents, thriller agents, and women’s fiction agents. Show More Summary
In this live 90-minute webinar literary agents agents Danielle Barthel and Jaida Temperly will guide you through writing the perfect query. Plus, they'll critique your query letter. Sign up now. The post How to Write a Killer Query: The Do’s and Don’ts – Webinar with Agents Danielle Barthel and Jaida Temperly appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
Until further notice, they are only soliciting new romance clients for their team. For all other genres, Laurie and Tricia are closed to new submissions unless met at conferences or online events. The post New Literary Agent: Tricia Skinner of Fuse Literary appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
She is seeking: As a literary agent, Anjali Singh of Ayesha Pande Literary is looking for new voices, character-driven fiction or nonfiction works that reflect an engagement with the world around us, literary thrillers, memoirs, YA literature and graphic novels. The post New Literary Agent Alert: Anjali Singh of Ayesha Pande Literary appeared first on WritersDigest.com.